Category: Brain Injury

National Sports Concussion Coalition to identify shared approaches to enhancing safer youth play A number of the nation’s most prominent youth sports organizations announced today that they will be partnering with concussion specialists, sports medicine professionals and leaders at other levels of sports to create an unprecedented coalition to prevent and manage concussions among young

It could be anywhere from $20 to $10,000 for a first-time offender—or no ban at all. The good news: fatal car crashes are on the decline. The bad news: fatal car crashes involving cell phone use—anything from texting to talking to reaching for a ringing phone—are on the rise. In fact, the leading cause of death for

About three of every four car seats are installed improperly, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. In some communities that lack safety checks or education programs, the figure is even higher.  Read more here. For information on how to properly choose and install your child’s car seat, read more below:

As states wrap up legislative sessions and make decisions about whether to implement the Medicaid expansion included in the Affordable Care Act (ACA), this new analysis highlights the implications of these decisions for coverage, state finances and providers. As of July 2013, 24 states were moving forward with the Medicaid expansion, 21 states were not